According to the California Highway Patrol, a multi-vehicle accident occurred in Buttonwillow on Wednesday.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes of Highway 46 and Gun Club Road at around 5:47 a.m.
The officials stated that two semi-trucks were involved in a head-on crash injuring a passenger.
The passenger suffered major injuries and was airlifted to a local hospital following the collision.
According to the Police, the identity of the injured passenger was not revealed.
The officials are investigating whether drugs, alcohol, distracted driving, or speed played a factor in the crash.
Some portions of the Westbound lanes of Highway 46 are blocked for further investigation.
No additional information regarding the crash was provided by the Deputies.
October 6, 2022.